G8 must seize chance to tackle undernutrition

Ayoya, Mohamed Ag
June 2010
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/26/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7761, p1419
Academic Journal
The article calls on the Group of Eight to establish an agenda that will tackle the child malnutrition problem worldwide. It notes that there are 2.5 to 5 million children aged under 5 years old who die annually due to malnutrition. It cites several interventions for malnutrition including promotion of early and exclusively breast feeding, introduction of complementary foods at age 6 months and provision of micronutrients.


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